Position Available: NCORE Asst. Scientist

Cara Dickman cdickman at rsmas.miami.edu
Tue Jul 16 15:29:47 EDT 2002

Title:  Assistant Scientist, The National Center for Caribbean Coral
Reef Research (NCORE), Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric
Science, Univ. of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Miami, FL 33149

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Earth Science and at least 1 year of work
experience. Field sampling experience required. Must have outstanding
communication skills.

Tasks:  Successful candidate will support research activities of NCORE
under the direction of the Center Director. S/He will assist the
Director with all aspects of Center operations including proposal
development for both governmental and non-governmental funding sources.
S/He will serve as Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) Officer
for all EPA funded Center research. Liaise with EPA Project Officer.
Draft and approve QA/QC Plans of principle investigators, conduct site
visits and reviews of on-going research to guarantee compliance with EPA
rules and regulations. Supervise Center employees. Write and/or compile
all reports and proposal addenda related to EPA funded research
projects. Coordinate with University officials to maintain the Center’s
budget and ensure that stipulations controlling the allocation of funds
for research are satisfied. Plan and coordinate all aspects of
international coral reef science & management workshops hosted by the
center, including the production and distribution of meeting findings
and recommendations. Represent the Center at international meetings in
lieu of the Center Director.  Communicate the Center’s positions on
coral reef science and management issues to funding and regulatory
agencies and the scientific community. Deliver lectures to scientific
audiences and the public on coral reef issues. Participate in occasional
field work. Successful candidate will be encouraged to author scientific

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Contact: Dr. John McManus,
305.361.4824, NCORE – The National Center for Caribbean Coral Reef
Research, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, Univ. of
Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, Florida 33149. Fax:
305.361.4910.  Email: cdickman at rsmas.miami.edu and
jmcmanus at rsmas.miami.edu.

ANNOUNCEMENT PERIOD: 07/12/02 to 07/26/02.

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